13 Apr '11, 3pm

The Case for the Role of Energy and Sustainability Manager

The UK is signed up to EU targets of 20% of energy from renewables and 10% of transport fuels from biofuels by 2020. Response to these challenges can be seen in EU legislation with the 2007 EU energy policy regarded as a first step towards a low-energy economy by improving security of supply, competitiveness and increasing sustainability. “Meeting the Energy Challenge – A White Paper on Energy” (2007) by the then Department of Trade and Industry (now the Department of Energy and Climate Change), reiterates the UK’s stance that its cornerstones are to save energy, develop cleaner energy supplies and secure reliable energy supplies at prices set in competitive markets which are regulated independently. It is the role of the Energy and Sustainability Manager that could implement this strategically within an organization, thus helping to create large cost reductions as well as...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/04/13/the-case-fo...

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